2 places to go for the best Italian and Greek desserts in Melbourne

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Australia’s prized Mediterranean heritage comes fully into into its own category of awesomeness when you turn your gaze to the food. From the roadside delis of Oakleigh to the gastronomy of the CBD and the full-on production houses of the northern suburbs, there’s no surprise Greek, Italian and Mediterranean food is right up there on […]

Underrated Italian gem I Maccheroni has a new home in Woollahra Sydney

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If love were tangible, it would be found in the form of the perfectly pillowy spinach tortelli with burnt butter, crispy sage, and Parmigiano Reggiano at I Maccheroni. Formerly located in Rose Bay, the Italian diner is now situated just off Oxford Street on Woollahra’s Jersey Road. Owned and helmed by ex-Otto and Pendolino chef […]

100 years of Negroni: Strazzanti London hosts a new supper club in the city

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Over an exclusive four nights from 24-30 June, Strazzanti – London’s Italian restaurant haven – will host an homage to the humble Negroni; the drink of champions. 100 years ago, the drink was concocted for the first time, cementing itself in the history books as a drink of refinement and taste and the prime use […]

Daphne’s of Chelsea celebrates turning 55 in great style

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Fifty-five years ago, Daphne Rye, a prolific theatre agent in London, started up Daphne’s in Chelsea. It’s the place locals and visitors go for assured quality Italian fare, right in the heart of London in a style all its own. This year, Daphne’s celebrates its anniversary and they’re doing it in a number of must-see […]

Strazzanti London: Hackney Coffee Company & Campari UK launching The Sicilian Summer Aperitivo

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Strazzanti Italian restaurant in London have joined up this Saturday 18 May with their friends Hackney Coffee House for their latest Sicilian dining experience, focusing on good food, great drinks and even greater times as the sun begins to show itself more and more. Appropriately called The Sicilian Summer Aperitivo, it’s a staring point for […]

Celebrate Australia with food: South Australian dining series at MODE Kitchen and Bar

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In the hotel lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney, MODE Kitchen and Bar rules the roost – along with Grain Bar – in giving its guests and visitors one hell of a ride in gastronomy. A part of the hotel’s Celebrate Australia dining series, head chef Francesco Mannelli has played with some of […]

Quality Italian food with a rooftop in Hawthorn – only Santoni

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Santoni is an Italian restaurant in Hawthorn, Melbourne’s east that does good food with quality service, spread across three floors that includes a rooftop. Does anything sound any better? View this post on Instagram Who said vegetarians don't have fun? A post shared by Santoni (@santonipizza) on Jul 30, 2018 at 1:12am PDT Found right […]

Italian liqueur Disaronno gets a fresh new outfit with Trussardi

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The latest iteration of Disaronno’s limited-edition collection is here, with Disaronno collaborating with fellow Italian brand Trussardi to produce an iconic collector’s bottle. The mutual values of tradition, innovation, and Italian elegance are reflected in the collaboration, with the Disaronno bottle’s distinctive silhouette taking on Trussardi’s typical texture and greyhound logo, surrounded by delicate lashes […]

Criniti’s Kirrawee opens in Sydney’s Sutherland Shire

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Well-loved Italian favourite Criniti’s has come to The Sutherland Shire as part of the newly opened South Village shopping centre in Kirrawee. The restaurant brings its traditional family recipes that have been perfected over the last 15 years and after a thorough tasting (we’re here to help) we’re ready to say this might just be […]

Your tasty Summer Spritz spot: Maybe Frank pop-up at Beach Road Hotel Bondi

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Is there really a better combination than Aperol Spritz and pizza? Pop-up pizza heaven has arrived at Beach Road Hotel this summer in the form of Maybe Frank. If you haven’t heard of Maybe Frank, now is the time to try their traditional Italian woodfired pizzas. With two restaurants already; one at Surry Hills and […]

Bopp & Tone Sydney has opened and it’s great

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Sydney’s latest inner-city dining oasis opened this week. From the group that brought you Butler and The Botanist, Applejack’s latest venue, the sophisticated Bopp & Tone, doesn’t disappoint.

The ivy and Campari are hosting Campari Red Nights in Sydney this September

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Campari Red Nights are back in Sydney this September right in the heart of Sydney at the food and drinks hub that is the ivy by Merivale. Starting tonight, for four weeks, Campari Red Nights will turn ivy’s Pool Club into a red Italian Riviera where you’ll enjoy live music, street art, dancers and smash Campari […]